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"We must guard against being fooled by false slogans, such as 'right to work'.  It is a law to rob us our civil rights & job rights."
Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

"Nothing will work unless you do."
John Wooden

 

"Determine the thing that can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way."  
Abraham Lincoln

 

March, 2015

  • 3/26:  1,000 AFSCME members rally for quality of life in Minnesota.  Click here to read the story.
  • 3/24:  BP joins list of companies fleeing Alec.  Read about this success!
  • 3/24:  Paid sick leave would create a healthier Minnesota, study shows.  Read more.
  • 3/23:  Marching on Chicago's far West Side for $15 an hour and a union.  Click here to read about it.
  • 3/11: Wisconsin 'right to work' critic will expand company in Minnesota.  Read more.
  • 3/11:  Young workers are focus of podcast.  Click here to view.
  • 3/3:  Minnesota's budget process, explained. 
  • 3/3: Second episode of Minnesota Works podcast is out.  Read more.

February, 2015

  • 2/23: AFL-CIO plans rallies against right-to-work at Wisconsin Capitl this week. 
  • 2/23:  Bill would lower minimum wage for tipped employees.  Read more.
  • 2/18:  Coalition launches effort for $15 minimum wage in Minneapolis.  Click here to read about it.
  • 2/17:  Bakk: Ready to move beyond Dayton flap.  Read more.
  • 2/16:  University unions lay it on the line.  Read this story of abusive management
  • 2/16:  Legislation would ensure workers are paid what they earn.  Read more.
  • 2/16:  UMN faculty group rally to support student protesters.

2015 News Highlights

  • 1/28:  Governor Dayton‚Äôs budget for education draws positive labor response. Read more.
Gov. Dayton says he'd 'settle for' $9.50 minimum wage - See more at: http://www.wctrib.com/content/gov-dayton-says-hed-settle-950-minimum-wage#sthash.84tJivsr.dpufGO
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 - 1:53pm
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Gov. Dayton says he'd 'settle for' $9.50 minimum wage

- See more at: http://www.wctrib.com/content/gov-dayton-says-hed-settle-950-minimum-wage#sthash.84tJivsr.dpuf
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 - 1:53pm
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Gov. Dayton says he'd 'settle for' $9.50 minimum wage

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Wednesday, September 25, 2013 - 1:53pm
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Federal Political Updates

  • 1/28:  Draft Senate ESEA NCLB Reauthorization Bill.  Read more.
  • 1/28:  114th Congress/Budget/ESEA/Classified School Employee Award.  Click here to read about it.
  • 1/28:  Alexader ESEA.  Read more.

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